Impact

More than 905,000 Pounds of Food Rescued in 2018

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue continues to expand its impact on food waste and hunger in the Omaha area. Since operations began in October 2013, more than 2.9 million pounds of excess healthy food has been rescued and redistributed to feed the hungry. Last year alone Saving Grace rescued 905,765 pounds of perishable food valued…

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Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

Amount of Food Rescued Sets Record Thanks to the support of our 37 food donors, Saving Grace rescued and redistributed 713,721 pounds of healthy perishable food, valued at more than $1.2 million, in 2017. This is an increase of 17.2% over the 2016 total. This brought the lifetime total of food rescued since operations began…

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Past Events

Saving Grace Brews Launches

Something’s new is brewing with Saving Grace! On October 25, Saving Grace Brews was launched – featuring a Dunkelweiss beer created by Brickway Brewery & Distillery using excess bread for a portion of the grain needed in the brewing process. A portion of the cost of each pint of Dunkelweiss sold went to Saving Grace…

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Past Events

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste’

Thanks to our partners Film Streams and No More Empty Pots for helping present “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” at the Dundee Theater on February 21. The event was sold out, and attendees were able to see how some of the world’s most influential chefs make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people…

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Attendees sample rescued food.Past Events

Food for Thought

Food for Thought is a series of experiences featuring samples of rescued foods transformed by local chefs, along with thought-provoking messages on food waste and our environment. Each event is hosted in a unique location by a Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue partner. The first Food for Thought event was July 22 at Eat Fit…

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Media

The Great Food Makeover Media Coverage

KETV-7, Alex Alecci’s article, Saving Grace collects left-overs for Turner Park event Saturday. Watch the Oct. 7 news segment. KETV-7, Julie Cornell’s article, Non-profit works to distribute food that would otherwise go to waste. Watch the news segment. Omaha World-Herald, Tess Williams’ article, Imperfect produce will be key ingredient at fundraiser to raise awareness of food…

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Media

Award Recognizes Saving Grace for Excellence in Innovation

Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue was one of 21 organizations recognized at this year’s Greater Omaha Chamber Business Excellence Awards reception Tuesday. “We were aiming to recognize critical components of business success and show the positive impact area businesses have on our community,” said Greater Omaha Chamber President and CEO David G. Brown. Saving Grace…

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Media

Feeding the 5000 Media Coverage

Omaha World-Herald, Erin Grace’s column,  Nonprofit redirects food destined for landfill into hands of those who need it, October 5, 2015. Read the article. WOWT coverage of Feeding the 5000 event, October 4, 2015. Watch the news segment. Nebraska City News-Press, Collecting Apples to Feed 5000, October 5, 2015. Read the article. The Omaha Scene magazine:…

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